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Parts Needed to Flat Tow a 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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I like your road master falcon all terrain tow bar 6000 lb. cap. for my 2015 jeep grand Cherokee limited? Does the tow bar come with everything I need to connect to the tow hooks on my jeep. If not what do I need and can I easily install them myself. Also do I need to connect auto braking system to jeep from my motor Home?

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You will first need to start with a base plate kit on your 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited. For that you would want the part # 521440-1B. This will provide the connection point for the tow bar. The Falcon All Terrain part # RM-520 is a great option and is one of our most popular options.

For safety cables you can use # RM-643. The coiled design helps keep the cables off of the ground.

For lighting you can use the diode kit, # RM-15267, and not have to worry about cutting into the taillight housing. This will splice into your taillight wiring to allow your tow vehicle to control the taillight assemblies of the towed vehicle. This comes with a round 6-way connector that you will install on the front of your towed vehicle and enough coiled wire to go from there to the RV.

And finally, most states now require supplemental braking in the vehicle being flat towed. The easiest system to set up and use is the Blue Ox Patriot # BLU37TR, that applies the vehicle brakes in proportion to how much the tow vehicle is braking. This is the safest way to stop and it reduces wear and tear on both vehicles.

Most likely you will also need a high low adapter so that the tow bar will be level when you are flat towing. I attached a link to a page that has all of the ones we carry.

I have included a couple of helpful links to our articles on flat towing for you. Be sure to consult the vehicle owners manual for more specific information on flat towing your vehicle.

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